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Still Mining the Negative Archive

I've been plodding through my 50,000 or so negatives looking for ones that I should have printed -- or did print and now can't stand to look at the prints I made back then. What I call my metaproject, "Spying on a Memory" is a collection of prints from 18 different projects. I'm printing them small so they will mat on 11x14 boards. I started out expecting perhaps 300 prints but I'm currently up to nearly 600. It's a good thing I'm up to 2013. Because I have been printing so regularly for the past decade or so I'm not finding as many in the recent contact sheets that I want to print. In "Diana and Nikon" Janet Malcolm notes that "Many good photographers would be elevated to great if they

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